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Ambassador Aparr burial arrangements finalized, body back

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The body of Ambassador Christopher Onyanga Aparr has been flown back, a month after he died in Geneva, Switzerland. Aparr who was Uganda’s Head of Mission and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organizations died on June 10. According to the …

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs seeks more funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is seeking funds in the next financial year to cater for government’s contributions to international bodies. The request was made by the Minister, Sam Kutesa, who was appearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs to defend the ministry’s budget proposals …

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VIDEO: MPs question Kutesa’s absenteeism at Parliament

VIDEO: Legislators are questioning the non attendance of Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kuteesa in Plenary sittings. They complained to the deputy speaker Jacob Oulanyah that ever since he was elected, he has never showed up in plenary to defend his docket which has left so many questions about his ministry. …

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Former Foreign Minister Kibedi dies in London

Joshua Wanume Kibedi,  Foreign Minister in the early days of the Idi Amin regime, died Monday in a London hospital. Deputy Prime Minister Kirunda Kivejinj announced  the death of Ambassador  Kibedi. He died at dawn at St. Thomas Hospital in London, according to Kivejinja. Kibedi famously fled to exile soon …

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